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The San Blas Islands: Where Leo Would Have Gone If The Beach Took Place In The Caribbean
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The San Blas Islands: Where Leo Would Have Gone If The Beach Took Place In The Caribbean

Has it always been this hard to find an island that hasn’t been overdeveloped? If isolation is your thing, look no further than Panama. The San Blas Archipelago off the country’s Caribbean coast is a handful of islands (378 to be exact) where travelers can expect to find some of the […]

A Cheap Bastard’s Guide To Traveling
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A Cheap Bastard’s Guide To Traveling

Pan-American Transmissions Part 3: Costa Rica “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. Check back as new dispatches are posted from the road. They warned us […]

Yes Virginia, It’s Safe To Visit Egypt (And Cheap Too)
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Yes Virginia, It’s Safe To Visit Egypt (And Cheap Too)

Who says travel bloggers aren’t journalists? Okay, lots of people, but that doesn’t stop a few of them (us) from putting boots on the ground and getting some real reporting done, outside of listing out our top 10 favorite places to drink around the world, or how you can get […]

In Search Of The Real Lost World: Scaling Mount Roraima
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In Search Of The Real Lost World: Scaling Mount Roraima

My trek the top of Mount Roraima was an accidental adventure. Serendipitous? Yes. Rewarding? No doubt about it. However, there were times when I would have given anything to be anywhere other than on that mongrel of a mountain in Venezuela. A table-top mountain or mesa — synonymous with this […]

The Visa Run Diaries
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The Visa Run Diaries

What would Che say? Perspiring at a rate that suggests total disintegration is imminent, the police officer wiped another sweat globule from his a forehead. “Where are your papers?” he asks. With nostrils floating in a sea of rubbery flesh, shirt buttons straining against a bloated paunch, the overall impression […]

10 Things I Pack When Traveling (And 10 Things I Leave At Home)
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10 Things I Pack When Traveling (And 10 Things I Leave At Home)

1) Extra ATM Card with $100 I was this close to being stuck in a sleepy town in Cambodia with little more than a pair of shoes and a passport to my name. The ATM machine ate my bank card, and with the upcoming bank holiday on Monday, I could’ve […]

The 7 Commandments Of A South American Roadtrip
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The 7 Commandments Of A South American Roadtrip

Take one old and, as it turns out, less than reliable Volkwagen Combi. Paint it purple, and make it convertible. Fill it with a motley and changeable crew of South American musos, European backpackers and one dog. Hit the Panamericana, and drive north. That, baby, is where the sun is. Before […]

Getting Off That Darned Beaten Path In Cambodia
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Getting Off That Darned Beaten Path In Cambodia

With prices dropping in the fall and the rainy season letting up in November, now is the time of year travelers start booking those trips to Southeast Asia. And just in time for pre-trip planning, Lonely Planet and CNN both came out with articles on getting off the proverbial beaten […]

Seeking The Final Frontier In Palawan
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Seeking The Final Frontier In Palawan

The silver rays of the rising sun creep between the limestone outcrops that dominate the tiny bay; darkness divides into long shadows that slide back up the dampened sands. Beneath the arching palms, all is harmonious. Then the peace of my wood cabin is shattered by an almighty clatter of […]

Mexican Road Trip: Should You Do it?
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Mexican Road Trip: Should You Do it?

Braving an awesome experience comes with the weight of cost and benefit. To experience a culture — the people, the language, the street food — as authentically as possible is always the goal. Some no longer wish for simply Tex-Mex. Some want the real thing. At the end of the […]

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